April’s story: Day 350

April’s story: Day 350

April Wild, Co-Founder of Wild & Wild Awesome people making food entirely from plants by hand and with love I always wanted to be self-employed because I am a creative at heart. In my corporate advertising job, I felt a disconnect. There was no driver for all the...
Beccy’s story: Day 296

Beccy’s story: Day 296

Beccy Weston, Owner of Cabbage Patch Bakery Extraordinary and healthy showstopper celebration, birthday and wedding cakes I had a bad bout of appendicitis. There were a lot of complications in surgery and afterwards, so I took an extended break from my job as a...
Jane’s story: Day 294

Jane’s story: Day 294

Jane Mason, Founder of Virtuous Bread Empowering ‘Bread Angels’ to set up their own micro bakery My first job was in market research. I was exposed to the world of business, which I loved. After completing my MBA at London Business School, I became a...
Abda’s story: Day 160

Abda’s story: Day 160

Abda Obeid-Findley, Owner and Director of Abda Ltd and Obeid Galleries and Events Ltd Explore the world through food and drink! In every culture, tea and coffee has its own ritual. I’ve seen it done a little bit differently in each country I’ve visited, but the ethos...
Steph’s story: Day 158

Steph’s story: Day 158

Steph Goodey, Founder of Goodey Box Boxes of good food to fill and fuel the heart and soul  Life has taken me in lots of exciting new directions – pushing me out of my comfort zone with every career choice I’ve made… I was travelling in India – doing yoga training –...
Kate’s story: Day 147

Kate’s story: Day 147

Kate Rumsey, Director of Rumsey’s Handmade Chocolates Expanding and continuing the legacy of her family’s artisan handmade chocolate company I’m often asked what it’s like to be surrounded by chocolate all the time and if it’s impossible to resist the...